Singapore government’s decisive steps help dampen “Brownface” controversy

The Singapore government’s decisive action recently in a dispute triggered by a poorly scripted advertisement effectively calmed an...

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In Pics: Spirits high at Independence Day 2019 celebrations in Singapore

On the eve of Independence Day, the High Commission of India in Singapore was packed to the brim early in the morning for flag hoisting and...


Forbes Global CEO Conference returns to Singapore

The Forbes Global CEO Conference will be held in Singapore on October 15-16, 2019.


Arrival cards go digital for foreigners entering Singapore

Foreigners entering Singapore will be able to fill in an electronic arrival card instead of the paper-based version used so far.


Singapore to ban domestic trade on elephant ivory

The sale of elephant ivory and ivory products, and public display of the same for the purpose of sale will be prohibited in Singapore, with...

Singapore will benefit from stability in the region, including in Hong Kong: K Shanmugam

Stability in the region, including in Hong Kong, will greatly benefit Singapore, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam in a recent...


In Pics: Singapore celebrates 54th National Day

The Singapore National Day Parade and the celebrations marking the 54th National Day of Singapore through pictures.


New guidelines to strengthen cybersecurity in Singapore’s financial industry

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a set of legally binding requirements to raise the standards and strengthen the cyber...

PM Lee Hsien Loong delivers hope and positivity in Singapore National Day message

On the eve of Singapore National Day, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivered an address full of hope and positivity for the island nation...


Singapore second most overworked place in the world, says survey

Out of 40 cities surveyed, Singapore employees have been ranked the second most overworked in the global index Best Cities for Work-Life...


Singapore Airlines and Emirates compete for Indian travellers

Singapore Airlines has adopted a competitive stance against Emirates to grab a slice of one of the world’s fastest-growing aviation...


Google and UOB launch training programme to help SMEs grow

Google and UOB have joined forces to launch the SME Leadership Academy, a new training programme for business leaders from SMEs.


Survey: Indians and Malays feel discriminated against in job applications in Singapore

According to a survey conducted by the Institute of Policy Studies and, a national body for inter-racial and inter-religious...


SBI Singapore launches new heartland branch

State Bank of India (SBI) Singapore unveiled its new branch office at Jurong East heartlands on Monday with the High Commissioner of India...

Survey: Vacation-deprived Singaporeans willing to take a pay cut for time off

Nearly eight in ten Singaporeans, or 77 per cent of them, are willing to take a pay cut to get more time off from work.


Singapore partners with Rolls-Royce to develop AI for Air Force engine maintenance

The first collaborative project between Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Rolls-Royce will focus on leveraging...


Singapore seizes record SGD66.2 million worth of pangolin scales and ivory

The shipment, reportedly from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was being transhipped through Singapore to Vietnam.


Search for top Indian entrepreneurs in Singapore begins

Nominations for Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI)'s Annual Entrepreneur Awards has begun.


SINDA, Little India group to work on community programmes together

The Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) and Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage Association (LISHA) have agreed to...


Funjabis of Hong Kong win RedDot Bhangra Competition 2019

For the second time a team from out of Singapore won the RedDot Bhangra Competition (RDBC). Funjabi Bhangra of Hong Kong followed the...


GIIS students shine in IBDP 2019 exams

The Global Indian International School (GIIS) has reported an outstanding performance by its graduating cohort in the International...


Robot cleaners that can sing, rap and joke to be deployed in Singapore

In a world first, Singapore company LionsBots will be offering the locally-produced robots on a subscription model.


IMF says Singapore financial sector oversight “among the best” but cuts growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reaffirmed Singapore’s financial sector oversight to be “among the best globally” but has...

Komala Vilas: One of the oldest Indian vegetarian restaurant in Singapore

Having first opened its doors in 1947 along Serangoon Road – in the cultural enclave of “Little India” – Komala Vilas is the oldest...

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Get ready for the hottest Bhangra competition in Singapore

Following its inaugural success, the RedDot Bhangra Competition (RDBC) is back for its second edition in Singapore – and this time, it’s...